OS Identification : Linux Distribution

info Nessus Plugin ID 25335


It is possible to identify the remote operating system by looking at certain files.


This plugin attempts to identify the operating system type and version by looking at certain files on the remote operating system (e.g., '/etc/redhat-release' on Red Hat).

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25335

File Name: os_fingerprint_linux_distro.nasl

Version: 1.43

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 5/25/2007

Updated: 10/31/2023

Asset Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/OS/uname